Class Syllabus

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**Week of July 24 - August 4**Welcome back, everyone! I am happy to have you in class this semester. Please check this site often for worked out solutions to homework and test review problems. We begin this week with classifying, adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials.

Poly Vocabulary Notes

Polynomial Multiplication Notes with Mixed Practice Solutions

**Week of August 7 - 11****Monday**: Mixed practice adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials

Still need help? Go to Mathisfun for great tutorials and online practice problems. Follow the links below:

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication

**Tuesday:**Quiz on Polynomial Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication

**Wednesday**: Quiz debriefing and remediation. More extra practice with operations BINGO

**Thursday**: Polynomial long division begins with dividing by monomials. What is the rule for

*dividing powers of the same base?*

**Friday:**Additional practice problems include applications of division (finding a dimension of a geometric figure given its area or volume)

**Week of August 14 - 18****Monday**: Continue with polynomial long division.

**Tuesday:**Applications of long division (volume and area)

**Wednesday**: Quiz on division; begin test review

**Thursday:**Review Key

**Week of August 21 - 25****Monday**: Begin factoring with the GCF

**Tuesday**: More GCF practice. Try this online quiz:)

**Wednesday:**Factoring trinomials with product sum (Big X)

**Thursday**: Extra practice with BIG X

**Friday:**Stations Review and Quiz on GCF and factoring trinomials

**Week of August 28 - Sept 1****Monday:**Factoring the Difference of Squares

**Tuesday**: Quiz on Difference of Squares; Begin Factoring by Grouping

**Wednesday**: Early Release day; extra practice with grouping (4 terms)

Extra practice (online) with factor by grouping.

__Week of October 9 - 13__

Monday: Day 1 Review of Quadratics and complex numbers

Tuesday: Solutions to test review for quadratics and complex numbers

Friday: Test Quadratic Functions and Complex Numbers

__Week of October 16 - 20__

Monday: Synthetic Division

Tuesday: Factor Polynomials completely by applying the Factor Theorem

Wednesday: Extra practice factoring polynomials

Thursday: Find the zeros of a polynomials given either a factor or a zero

Friday: Extra practice finding zeros

__Week of October 23 - 27__

**Monday:**Finding Zeros of Polynomials using the tables of the calculator

**Tuesday:**Extra practice finding zeros

**Wednesday:**Writing equations of polynomials given rational, irrational and imaginary solutions

**Thursday:**Review for test solutions

**Friday: Test on Finding Zeros of Polynomials. Don't forget your foldable:)**

__Week of November 13 - 17__

**Monday**: Begin Rational functions unit with simplifying, multiplying and dividing rational expressions. Today's notes and examples are posted here.

Wednesday: check out these video lessons if you need extra help

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West Texas AMU

Thursday: Review for Test Part I on Rational Functions (Simplify, Multiply and Divide)